Promote From Within Successfully: A Management Cookbook

Promoting non-supervisory employees to management roles can be a morale-booster for the promoted employee, and for others. Seeing a fellow employee move up the ladder gives coworkers reason to expect that, someday, they could rise Read More


Jackie Powell

Apr 13, 2017

Recruit and Retain Good Employees with Benefit Programs

It's a lot more efficient to retain good employees than to find and hire new ones. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently asked its members how they are adapting their employee benefit programs Read More


Jackie Powell

Feb 17, 2017

Tackle Key Financial Issues as You Face Retirement

The Baby Boomer generation reached its peak in 1957 at an annual birth rate of about 4.3 million people. It's hard to believe that these Baby Boomers will turn 59 years old in 2016. An Read More


Jackie Powell

Mar 24, 2016

It is Time to Update Your Quickbooks

Say Good-bye to QuickBooks 2010 Clients often ask us "Do I really need to upgrade my QuickBooks®software?" The answer is YES, but many clients still will respond with "I'll make sure that I do that." Others will Read More


Jackie Powell

Mar 11, 2013

Issue Form 1099-MISC to Independent Contractors by 1/31/2017

[caption id="attachment_2915" align="alignright" width="280"] File 1099 forms for all independent contractors you paid more than $600[/caption] If you own a business or are self-employed, you may need to submit a 1099-Misc to both the Internal Read More


Jackie Powell

Jan 17, 2018

IRS Reveals List of Top Tax Scams for 2016

The IRS kicked off tax filing season by publishing a series of press releases that highlight the "dirty dozen" tax scams for this year. Although there are no major surprises, it's important to note that Read More


Jackie Powell

Apr 01, 2016

Ohio Business Gateway – a Helpful Website for Businesses

Recently I attended a webinar to learn more about the Ohio Business Gateway. It is a website that most business use for online filing and as a payment system to a variety of government agencies. Read More


Jackie Powell

Sep 12, 2012